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JCC Operating Hours

Normal Facility Operating Hours

Sunday8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Wednesday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Thursday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday5:30 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fitness Center Hours

Sunday8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Tuesday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Wednesday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Thursday5:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday5:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Pool Hours

Sunday8:00 am - 3:45 pm

Monday5:30 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Tuesday5:30 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Wednesday5:30 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Thursday5:30 am - 1:00 pm
3:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Friday5:30 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday8:00 am - 3:45 pm

Membership Office Hours

Sunday9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Holiday Hours 2023-2024

Monday, September 4

Labor Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, September 15

Erev Rosh Hashanah

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, September 16

Rosh Hashanah, D1

Sunday, September 17

Rosh Hashanah, D2

Sunday, September 24

Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre

8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, September 25

Yom Kippur

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 24

Christmas Eve

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, December 25

Christmas Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, December 31

New Year's Eve

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, January 1

New Year's Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, April 22

Erev Passover

5:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, April 23

Passover, D1

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 4

Independence Day

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Certified Personal Trainers

Certified Personal Trainers

JCC MetroWest in West Orange, New Jersey is seeking part-time and full-time Certified Personal Trainers. Reporting to the Personal Training Manager, Certified Personal Trainers deliver an exciting and personalized experience to our members. Certified Personal Trainers assess their clients’ bodily strengths and weaknesses and create customized workout plans. They provide physical and mental guidance and monitor clients’ progress on a regular basis.

The primary duties of a Certified Personal Trainer include, but are not limited to:

Provide personal training to members:

  • Take the initiative in enrolling current and potential members into our training program.
  • Assist clients in setting specific and attainable fitness goals.
  • Deliver one-on-one and Small Group Training. Design programs based on clients’ capabilities, preferences, limitations, and goals.
  • Observe clients and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill and physical improvement.


Serve as Fitness Attendant, as scheduled:

  • Serve as a first responder in emergency situations and follow emergency protocols set by the JCC. Respond to safety codes and, if needed, administer CPR/AED services to a member.
  • Provide customer service through interacting with members, assisting with spotting, educating members on how to use the equipment, and answering questions.
  • Ensure the fitness areas (fitness floor, group exercise studios, personal training studios, outdoor studio) remain clean and organized by alerting the JCC housekeeping team if areas need cleaning, organizing the dumbbells, free weights, bars, and accessories, and disinfecting/cleaning fitness equipment. Restock equipment cleaning supplies.


Provide wellness services to members:

  • Undergo JCC training on and deliver wellness programs including body composition analyses, new member health coaching programs, and chronic disease management programs.



  • · Perform opening/closing procedures for fitness center.
  • · Serve as Manager on Duty as scheduled.
  • · Other duties as required.



All Trainers are required to be licensed and/or certified by one or more of the following organizations:

  • Action (Action – CPT)Aerobics Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • American Council of Exercise (ACE)
  • International Fitness Professional Association (IFPA)
  • International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
  • National Council of Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
  • National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA)
  • National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)
  • National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)
  • National Personal Training Institute (NPTI)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Personal Trainer Academy Global (PTA Global)
  • National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)
  • World Instructor Training School (W. I.T.S)

Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science or an equivalent field is preferred

All Certified Personal Trainers are also required to have an active CPR/AED certification through the American Red Cross or similar organization.

Health Coaching and Wellness Certifications preferred but not essential.


  • Early morning
  • Day shift
  • Public Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Biola Akoh, Personal Training Manager, at [email protected].

All applicants for employment shall be considered without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Agency Information:

JCC MetroWest has been at the center of our community for 142 years, bringing people together while providing educational, social, cultural, and fitness programs. Here at the J, we take every precaution to keep our community safe and healthy, as well as warm, inclusive, and welcoming.

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